Erin Costelo to Release new album “Down Below, The Status Quo”


Erin Costelo (photo: Rose Cousins)

She is one of Nova Scotia’s most respected musicians and her timeless music will stop you in your tracks. She is Erin Costelo and her latest album Down Below, The Status Quo is set for release on March 25.

Down Below, The Status Quo has been described as “a reflection of her (and our) complicated world, expressed through a voice unlike any other in Canada”.

The album was made at Joel Plaskett’s New Scotland Yard studio in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia with engineer Thomas Stajcer.  Costelo’s fabulous band consists of guitarist Clive MacNutt, bassist Ian Bennett, drummers Dave Marsh and Matt Gallant, along with the Blue Engine String Quartet and horns supplied by Matt Myer, Andrew Jackson and Andrew MacKelvie.

You can pre-order Down Below, The Status Quo on Costelo’s website.

Erin Costelo Upcoming Shows

March 26 :: Evergreen Theatre :: Margaretsville NS
April 1 :: Th’Yarc :: Yarmouth NS
April 7 :: The Seahorse :: Halifax NS
April 9 :: Glasgow Square :: New Glasgow NS
April 20 :: Ebar :: Guelph ON
April 21 :: The Burdock :: Toronto ON
April 22 :: The Spill :: Peterborough ON
April 23 :: The Pearl Company :: Hamilton ON
April 24 :: The Heartland :: Owen Sound ON
April 26 :: The Grand Theatre :: Kingston ON ^
April 27 :: The Aeolian :: London ON ^
April 28 :: The Aeolian :: London ON ^
April 29 :: Irene’s :: Ottawa ON
April 30 :: Upstairs Jazz Club :: Montreal QC
May 28 :: Shannon Studio :: Port Hawkesbury NS
June 3 :: Trailside Inn :: Mount Stewart PEI
June 4 :: Harmony Bazaar Concert Series :: Lockeport NS
June 10 :: Grate’s Cove Studio :: Grate’s Cove NL
June 11 :: The Ship :: St. John’s NL
June 12 :: Two Whales :: Port Rexton NL
^ w/ Joel Plaskett

A video for the first single “The Fighter” has been released:

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